3 hrs ago
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Gray gets back to business, plus a Nakajima sighting for Oakland A's
Sonny Gray last season was the kind of pitcher to respond to an occasion . It's a little different when the occasion is a spring training start in which he's working more on developing pitches than getting outs, as was the case in his last outing March 6 against the Diamondbacks.
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10 hrs ago
Dark Horses to Watch in Final Weeks of Spring Training Battles
Spring training performance is generally taken with a grain of salt, as most guys are simply trying to shake off the rust and work on a few different things before the start of the regular season.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Recap: Los Angeles vs. Oakland
The Oakland Athletics rallied for five runs in the eighth inning to force an 8-8 stalemate against the Los Angeles Dodgers in spring training action on Monday.
Marin Independent Journal
A's starter Jarrod Parker in search of greatness
Jarrod Parker has very high expectations of himself, to the degree that he called his 2013 season "mediocre" on Monday and not one that left him terribly satisfied.
Parker Allows 4 Runs Early, A's Tie Dodgers
Andre Ethier hit a three-run homer and Juan Uribe added a solo shot in the first inning off Oakland's Jarrod Parker as the Los Angeles Dodgers and A's played to an 8-all tie Monday.
A's outlook: If Gentry out, who makes team?
Manager Bob Melvin said that the A's three injured position players are all still at least several days away from being ready: **First baseman Daric Barton will be out at least another few days; hamstring strains typically sideline players for a week or more, and the A's tend to be cautious with spring injuries, so I'd be surprised to see Barton in ... (more)
Sun Mar 09, 2014
for Mon Feed a's 2014: Despite offseason losses, Oakland remains strong
That's despite a payroll the fraction of the West's heavyweights in Los Angeles and Texas.
Sunday Musings 3/9: Athletics Spring Training is in Full Swing
Since last Sunday's musings, the Oakland Athletics went 4-3-1 on the diamond. Even with a record barely over .500 for the week, there is plenty to be optimistic about heading into the 2014 season.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Principles in trade square off for A's, Rockies
Now, the left-hander is pitching for Colorado, traded in December for left-hander Drew Pomeranz and cash, and on Saturday, Anderson was on the mound against his former team in the Rockies' 5-4 win.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
A's Alberto Callaspo working out at first base
To this point, talk in the A's camp about Alberto Callaspo as a first baseman has been mostly speculative.
Fantasy Baseball: Has ballpark turned the entire Oakland A's rotation into sleepers?
The Oakland A's performance last season came as far less of a shock than it was the year before, when the Athletics stormed from the bottom of the AL West midseason to steal the crown.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Brew Crew Ball
Spring Training Game Preview and Thread #-25: Brewers
Today is the Brewers ' eighth game of the spring and their third matchup with Oakland, but the first time the two teams have met in Maryvale.
Northern Michigan News
Braun homers again as Brewers beat Athletics 7-2
Ryan Braun hit his second homer of the spring and added a single to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Wednesday.
Jarrod Parker Shows Improvement
Mar 5, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jarrod Parker pitches during the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at Maryvale Baseball Park.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
"I just want to feel what it's like to square up a ball again," said Jaso, recalling what he told Crisp.
Deep A's staff ready to strong-arm foes
When the A's deepened their bullpen in the offseason, the common thinking was the competent relief corps would take pressure off the young starters.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
4 Oakland A's Players Turning Heads Early at Spring Training
The Oakland A's may only be five games into MLB 's 2014 spring training, but they've already provided plenty of excitement.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Oakland A's Pitching Report: A's vs. Rangers
Feb 18, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray throws during a workout at Papago Park.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Oakland A's spring training off to a good start
The Oakland A's full squad reported to Phoenix, Arizona for spring training a little more than a week ago and much has happened as they have begun practicing and playing.
The Campbell Reporter
A's notebook: Eric Sogard loses in #FaceofMLB final, praises 'amazing' fans
Pitted in the final of the MLB Network's #FaceofMLB competition, Sogard's supporters came up a bit short against Mets third baseman David Wright, who garnered 51 percent of the vote on Twitter to 49 percent for Sogard.